Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

A Tough Week for REvil Ransomware

The REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware (AKA Sodin) is a great example of Ransomware-as-a-Service, a type of cybercrime where two parties collaborate on the hack: the code writers who create the ransomware, and…

DOJ charges and sanctions REvil leaders behind Kaseya attack, seizes $6 million in ransoms

US officials from the Justice Department, Treasury and FBI announced a slate of actions taken against some of the leaders of the REvil ransomware group as well as sanctions against…

US charges 2, seizes more than $6 million as part of dragnet against REvil ransomware gang

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government announced a sweeping set of actions Monday targeting alleged REvil ransomware attackers in Europe, including an arrest, an…

Russian national allegedly behind TrickBot malware extradited to US, makes court appearance

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 28, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Vladimir Dunaev, a Russian national accused of being part of the group behind the notorious TrickBot malware, appeared in federal court…

US Creates National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

US Creates National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has formed a new task force to oversee complex investigations and prosecutions of criminal misuses of crypto-currency.…

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

Written by Tim Starks Oct 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. officials unveiled a suite of cybersecurity initiatives Wednesday, from cracking down on illicit cryptocurrency usages to increasing transparency about data…